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MPs blast Ashour’s call to scrap Sharia College – Opposition says revoking citizenship against int’l law

KUWAIT: Leading Shiite MP Saleh Ashour yesterday called for the closure of the Sharia (Islamic studies) College at Kuwait University, saying the labor market no longer needs its graduates, adding…

Kuwait starting to cut subsidies: IMF

DUBAI: Kuwait’s government has started reducing some state subsidy payments and is an advanced stage of preparing a plan to cut subsidies for kerosene and electricity, the International Monetary Fund…

Govt eyeing independent TV, Radio

KUWAIT: Minister of Information Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said yesterday that Kuwait seeks to establish an independent TV and radio organization to provide world-class services and compete with…

‘Legal’ home-based businesses thrive in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Running a business from home is very popular in Kuwait, especially with the great role of social media during the past few years. People sell various items from their…

35% of Kuwaitis single, 21% divorced

KUWAIT: Kuwait witnessed an increase in marital problems and divorce rates in the past few years, a recent Justice Ministry study suggests. The study shows that 35 percent of Kuwaitis…

Kuwaitis have largest ‘ecological footprint’ – Wildlife numbers halved

GENEVA: The world populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles fell overall by 52 percent between 1970 and 2010, far faster than previously thought, the World Wildlife Fund said…

Cop injured in policemen fight

KUWAIT: A police guard posted at the Interior Ministry in Sabhan was stabbed by one of his colleagues on duty and was injured in the head and neck. He was…

Driver caught with hashish

KUWAIT: Taima police arrested a citizen after he tried to escape, and hashish was found on him. The arrest was made when the suspect was asked to stop for a…

Citizenship of opposition figure, 17 others revoked – Activists slam action as political vendetta

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday revoked the citizenship of 18 people, including the spokesman of a major opposition group, which activists decried was a politically-motivated action. The Cabinet gave a number…

No amnesty for illegal residents – Four companies charged with visa trafficking

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry has no plans to give an amnesty in the near future for expatriates living illegally in Kuwait, as senior official confirmed. Reports early this year had…

Kuwait committed to facing IS ‘ideological threat’: Jarallah

KUWAIT: Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Khaled Al-Jarallah has expressed Kuwait’s commitment to the importance of facing the “ideological threat” imposed by Islamic State extremists, alongside military efforts. “Facing the Islamic State…

CMA endorses UN terrorism financing rules

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Capital Markets Authority told firms yesterday to abide by recent United Nations efforts to target financial backers of Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria. The UN Security Council…

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